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How to avoid 5 common order fulfillment mistakes

Successful order fulfillment leads to a positive customer shopping experience and increases the chances of repeat purchases. The order fulfillment process starts when the products are ordered and ends with their successful delivery. Your business will incur increased monetary and time costs if there is an order fulfillment problem. Similarly customers may waste time waiting in for a no-show delivery. The following five areas are...

Have you got the in-house skills for order fulfillment?

Order fulfillment is as important to your ecommerce business as an attractive, professional website, great products and optimum pricing. Order fulfillment is the receiving, processing and delivering of products to the end customer. If your customer doesn’t receive the products they ordered in perfect condition, delivered in a timely manner, they are unlikely to purchase from you again and may leave negative feedback to...

Signs it’s time to change your order fulfillment provider

Outsourcing your order fulfillment should save you money, time and allow you to concentrate on your core business functions. If you are finding you are spending more than before on the fulfillment process because of problems with customer returns, for example, then maybe it’s time for a change. Your fulfillment partner is the vital link between your products and your customers. Professionally managed order...

How to choose an order fulfillment company

The goal of all business whether ecommerce or traditional is to grow in size and profitability. To achieve this aim the volume of sales must grow and at some point it will be greater than your in-house workforce can optimally handle. The downside of fulfilling your orders in-house is: • The time it takes to pick, package and ship items • The cost of...

Christmas is coming… Is your ecommerce store ready?

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are now less than six months away. Savvy ecommerce etailers will have already planned for the expected surge in demand for their goods. The fulfillment stage of the supply chain must be efficient and seamless to ensure it doesn’t let them or their customers down. Image source: https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7319/11386379534_6d0e800128.jpg 2014 saw Black Friday and Cyber Monday firmly established in the...

How to Spring Clean Your Ecommerce Business

Spring is traditionally the time to clean out your house, garage and yard. Your ecommerce site can also benefit from a ‘spring clean’. Well worth the time invested; a spring clean can lead to more traffic to your website and more purchases when potential customers get there. Below we’ve outlined some of the key areas your spring clean should cover. Image source: https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2195/2364727849_0c87aefd81.jpg Website/...